RE: Definition of "ephemeral"

From: Mellard, David (
Date: Tue Jun 08 1999 - 04:37:46 PDT

Date: Tue, 8 Jun 1999 07:37:46 -0400 
From: "Mellard, David" <>
Message-Id: <aabcdefg2049$foo@default>
Subject: RE: Definition of "ephemeral"

>Yes, more or less (it was originally used for insects with short-
>lived imagines).

I suppose that depends upon your world's view. It's also used to describe
streams that appear following heavy rains or during a rainy season but then
go dry. I imagine that some cp's, particularly those in Oz, live alongside
ephemeral streams. It's such a pretty word.


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